A range of local businesses support the our work with financial donations. Every penny they contribute goes to the protection and support of our animals and is greatfully received. We ask our visitors to show their support for these businesses without whom our work would be very much limited.
Lincolnshire IT Limited
Lincolnshire IT Limited in Louth provide our hosting and support of this website and email services. They offer both web design services and computer repairs – if you ask them for computer repairs be sure to mention that you saw this advert on The Ark Website, they will make a donation to our funds from all paid work. You can visit them onlineor on tel: 01507 206021.
Rapid Office Equipment
Rapid Office Equipment donate around £400 a year to support our work. Based in Grimsby they are suppliers of office supplies, Furniture, workwear and print services. You can visit them online or on tel: 01472 341 493.
Louth Building Supplies
Louth Building Supplies are a local company who supply building materials to the trade and the public. You can visit them online or on tel: 01507 602040. They kindly cover our costs for the printing of our christmas raffle tickets which is an important fund raising scheme.
Boyes Louth branch have some collection boxes in their store and regularly send us good quantities of supplies from these. Such donations from invaluable to us. You can visit them online.
Volks World in Louth occassionally hold fund-raising events for us and help support our work. They offer a wide range of services including Used Vehicle Sales, Parts, MOT, Servicing, Finance, Accessories and Part Exchange. You can visit them online or on tel: 01507 607007.
We have two local photographers who are offering their services for free by taking photographs of the animals in the Ark to show them off to best advantage. They are:
Teresa Welsh and if you like her work, she can be contacted on 07505980365
Pamela Dempsey aka Red Strokes. Pamela is also offering sittings for ex-Ark dogs at a discount. Her number is 07803307882
A number of other local businesses support us in other ways and we are equally grateful to them
Vogue Clothing agency in Louth keeps one of its rails of clothing as a fund-raiser for the Ark, which is very successful.
Black sheep Vets in Louth, Aldervale Vets in Alford and Fenwold Vets in Spilsby all have collection boxes, as do Feathers in Louth and Jolly Fryer Chippy in Alford
There are also a great many other businesses who have offered to act as collection points for us so we can collect food and bedding.
PLEASE NOTE, WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT, WE HAVE HAD TO STOP USING DUVETS, BLANKETS, PILLOWS, CUSHIONS ETC. We’ve received notice to find another way of disposing of duvets etc. so please we can now only use fleece blankets or ones that will wash and dry easily, also Vetbeds and knitted blankets. This has meant a whole change to our system We now have 3 washing machines running daily so donations of washpowder whould be very much appreciated. Thank you
Waltham Funeral Service, 10 Fairway, Waltham, Tel: 01472 828624 are happy to collect items of food and animal accessories.
C/o Laura, our assitant manager. Food can be left with Laura at her home: Colbrook Cottage, Hallgarth, Marschapel, DN36 5TQ. There is no name on the cottage, so if in doubt ask at the shop just up the lane.
The Vanson Centre will , food and other items, The only bedding accepted now is vetbeds, fleece blankets and knitted blankets e.g. only items that will wash and dry quickly. Green Futures, The Vanson Centre, Bradley Road, Grimsby, DN37 0AA (opposite Bradley football pitches). Open Tuesday-Friday 9.00-400 Tel: 01472 870609
Office Friends, King Edward Street, Grimsby, DN31 3LA. Tel: 01472341493 open 9-5 Monday to Friday will take in food and permitted bedding to take to the Ark.
Collection Points in the Lincolnshire Area
Windmill Garage at Saltfleet
The Support Shop, Queensway, Ingoldmells, PE25 1NS – ring Helen on 07889 937749 or Nigel on 07957 145074 for details of times. They also raise money for local charities and we have been lucky enough to benefit more than once, the last time being awarded a cheque for £2,000! Their website address is: www.the-support-shop.co.uk
If there are any others out there who do something to help, whether it be on the site or behind the scenes somewhere, please let us know, so that their work can be mentioned on this website. It doesn’t matter how small your contribution is, it is all very necessary and gratefully received on behalf of the animals in our care.If any of the fund-raisers are planning any events, please let us know beforehand, so that they can be advertised on this site